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Chicago & North Western 174301

Rib-sided two-bay covered hopper car


Chicago & North Western 174301 Rib-sided two-bay covered hopper car on the north leads into the Schiller Park yard.

(CNW 174301, CNW, Covered hopper cars, Freight cars, CNW CL839, photographed on 4 October 1999 at Schiller Park north yard leads).     Image size is available.

CNW 174301 was built in 1974, capacity 200, length 55' 4", width 10' 1", capacity 4750 cubic inches. CNW 174301 covered hopper series (C&NW series CL839) (CNW 173500-174499, 917 cars owned in this series in June 1995, 21 cars on heavy bad order, 1 cars on medium bad order). [source: Freight Car Situation Report, June 1995, page 7. Courtesy of Chicago and North Western Final Freight Car Roster, The Chicago & North Western Historical Society, Library of Congress catalog card number 98-073877, 1999, page 228.]

Equipment characteristics of CNW 174301: AAR car type C113 (covered hopper car), plate type B, roof type 1 (trough or continuous hatch in roof), tare weight 60,200 pounds, total gross weight allowed 263,000 pounds, load limit 202,800 pounds, dry capacity 4,750 cubic feet, external dimensions (length 60' 0", width 10' 7", height 14' 11"), pool number 8,022,500. [courtesy of BNSF Equiptment Characteristics, October 1999]

Railcar fleet details for CNW 174301: Covered Hopper Car, Mechanical Designation: LO; Outside Length: 60 ft 0 in; AAR Car Type Code: C113; Outside Extreme Width: 10 ft 7 in; Outside Extreme Height: 14 ft 11 in; Height of Extreme Width: 5 ft 0 in; Upper Eaves Height: 13 ft 5 in; Upper Eaves Width: 10 ft 1 in; Lower Eaves Height: 13 ft 1 in; Lower Eaves Width: 10 ft 7 in; Plate Clearance: B; Compartments: 3; Trans. Code: P; Outlets: 3; Lining: U; Roof Type: 1; Draft Gear: 88; Tare Weight: 60,200 lbs. Special Characteristics; Roof Configuration: Trough or continuous hatch in roof. [courtesy of CSXT Railcar Fleet Details, November 1999]

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